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Dubuque County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

November 2007

Around 7am, let's say the first week of November of 2007, I was making a phone call to try and get some help on a very large roof I was working on. Standing to the right of the house, facing the back, is a large open grassy field surrounded by woods. I was looking to the back staring at this particular tree that stood out to me, when suddenly something very tall, very large, stepped away from the tree looking at me. My arm with the phone dropped and my jaw dropped and I was thinking to myself, "What the **** is that!". It's fur was brown to reddish brown and it covered the entire body that I could see from the waist up. Just as quickly as I had seen it, it made its way across the field in a matter of seconds. I was on the phone but I took note of where I was standing and what was around me. Next to me were a couple of snowmobiles and about 5 feet in front of me was a red quad and I was on the far right corner of concrete pad. The grass was very high because the day before I had not...

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Dubuque County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Father and son are approached by three large bipeds while fishing at dusk west of Asbury

I took my son Myles fishing behind Sundown Mountain ski resort. We turned west off of Asbury road on to Twin Springs Drive, where there is access to the stream. I had been promising my son some night ...

September 2012

Dubuque County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Late afternoon sighting of a road crossing on Hwy 52 north of Dubuque

On Aug 31st I was on my way home from work in Richardsville, Iowa. There has been lots of road work on this HWY 52 North so I wasn't expecting to see anything out of the ordinary which is typically de...

August 2011

Dubuque County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Multiple sightings on family property near Cascade

Well in total I've had 5 encounters the first one being about a year ago I was bow hunting and this big hairy man like thing just came up and sat right under my tree stand I was thinking about shootin...

November 2016

Dubuque County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Screams and stalking at a Girl Scout camp 13 miles west of Dubuque

Saw a mid-height gangly creature run across the road on two feet. This occurred many years ago, but with the more current sightings in the area, I'd like to submit the story. The summer of 1959...

August 1959

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Motorist sees 8ft creature in road

IT HAPPENED NEAR MASONTOWN,PA IN 1999.I WAS COMING HOME ON THIS LONG ROAD THAT WAS DIRECTLY IN THE WOODS,TREES ALL AROUND.I STOPPED THE CAR BECAUSE I HAD TO URINATE.I GOT OUT OF MY CAR AND I SEEN SOME...

September 1999

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Creature took amazing strides with arms swinging.

I was the driver of the vehicle and my cousin was the passenger. I was driving down highway #6 just nearing the bridge named "North Three Rivers Creek Bridge", when all of a sudden what I thought was ...

July 1998

Stewart County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two campers report seeing tall creature at Rood Park campground and boat landing by the Chattahoochee River, just south of Florence Marina

Initial report received as the associated media article linked below. Preliminary investigation by the BFRO: I talked to the reporter and called the BP Quick Stop and spoke with one of the wome...

August 2000

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teens have daylight sighting near Alton

It happened like this. Myself and a friend were out on the edge of the woods. We had decided that we would build a blind for hunting squirrels. On the way in we spotted a dead tree. We both tried to p...

July 2004

Perry County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family witness's a hairy humanlike face in the cars headlights while pulled off the side of the road

My family and I were on our way back from Chauncey, Ohio visiting a friend. We were on Route 13 just about four miles south of Moxahala, Ohio. I had to go to the bathroom real bad so I pulled off a ac...

May 2003

Tipton County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by three hunters just outside of Covington, in area referred to by locals as "Pilljerk"

Me and three of my friends were coon hunting. We were sitting around waiting on the dogs to strike and we heard something rustling in the leaves behind us. It was a bright night out and we were right ...

December 1994

Knox County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Man sees large, bipedal animal walking across blueberry field

I took a wrong rode that ended up as a dead end in a blueberry. As I was sitting in my car trying to decide the best way to turn around without getting my car stuck.(it was raining and the dirt road e...

May 1978

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Bus driver has afternoon sighting on U.S. 51 north of De Soto

While driving my work van just as I was coming over the top of the hill (over pass) a tall dark figure passed in the tree line. It was walking too tall for a human. It was maybe 7 to 8 foot range beca...

November 2015